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  1. nancy pelosi
    Max Mara Will Reissue Nancy Pelosi’s Red CoatAn online frenzy drove the brand to bring it back.
  2. government shutdown
    Oops, Trump Now Needs the Votes of Those GOP House ‘Losers’ He MockedAre the lame-duck Republicans Trump scorned going to race back to Washington to help him save face in the shutdown battle? Probably not.
  3. house democrats
    Pelosi Clinches Speakership With Term-Limit AgreementShe’ll be out of leadership by 2022.
  4. nancy pelosi
    Here’s Why Everyone Is Talking About Nancy Pelosi’s CoatHer symbolic red coat became the most sought-after piece of clothing after her Tuesday meeting with Trump.
  5. linguistics
    What Is a Tinkling Contest and Why Must It End With One Covered in Skunk Tinkle?A linguist explains what Nancy Pelosi meant when she warned against getting in a “tinkle contest with a skunk.”
  6. the national circus
    Will Trump Follow Through on His Incredibly Dumb Threat?If he does trigger a shutdown, he will set his party back even further than he already has.
  7. culture
    Barry Jenkins Really Loves Nancy Pelosi’s CoatThe Moonlight director did a close-reading of Pelosi’s fashion choice after her tense meeting with Trump.
  8. the national interest
    Don’t Blame Trump for Losing the Shutdown Battle to These Legislative GeniusesA close analysis of how Democrats somehow outmaneuvered the great negotiator.
  9. politics
    Which Circle of Hell Do You Think This Is?Trump spent 17 minutes screaming while a catatonic Mike Pence looked on.
  10. government shutdown
    Trump Vows to Shut Down Government If He Doesn’t Get His WallThe president lost his temper and finally took total responsibility for a bad thing that may soon happen.
  11. nancy pelosi
    Pelosi May Accept 4-Year Term Limit on SpeakershipIt’s mainly a face-saving measure for anti-Pelosi rebels who, at most, can keep her from serving as House Democratic leader well into her 80s.
  12. nancy pelosi
    Pelosi’s Future in Doubt as House Dem Dissidents Go Public in OppositionAnti-Pelosi House Democrats are close to the numbers needed to force her to step down, but aren’t there yet, and don’t have their own candidate.
  13. nancy pelosi
    For First Act in Power, Dems Consider Making Their Own Agenda Impossible to PassPelosi is plans to create a super-majority requirement for raising taxes on the middle class, a rule that could make single-payer impossible to pass.
  14. politics
    The Anti-Pelosi Democrats Have Started Plotting Against HerA group of House Democrats wants to prevent Pelosi from becoming speaker again, but they don’t have anyone willing to take her on.
  15. 2018 midterms
    Pelosi Hints at Retirement, But Not Until Trump’s GoneThe long-standing Democratic leader is addressing opposition to her among House candidates by calling herself “transitional.”
  16. 2018 midterms
    Dave Brat Takes Pelosi-Bashing to Its Apotheosis Against Anti-Pelosi OpponentDemocrat Abigail Spanberger had to remind her Republican opponent of her name after he mentioned Pelosi 21 times in a debate.
  17. 2018 midterms
    Democratic House, Republican Senate Now the Likeliest Midterm ScenarioHere’s what a newly divided government would mean.
  18. Will Losing the House Bring Down Kevin McCarthy’s Bid for Leadership?Ryan’s designated successor has no choice but to get out there on the campaign trail. But anything other than a GOP win could be dangerous for him.
  19. Bad News, Republicans, Voters Aren’t Afraid of Nancy PelosiA new CNN poll shows that the former Speaker isn’t the bogeyman the GOP wishes she was.
  20. Nancy Pelosi Rebukes Maxine Waters for Endorsing Harassment of Trump OfficialsThis is probably not a conversation Democratic leaders want to be having.
  21. Franklin Graham Invades ‘Godless’ CaliforniaIn the state where Billy Graham built his national reputation, Franklin Graham has embraced the Christian right activism his father rejected.
  22. Democrats Have Finally Found Their Midterm MessageThe party has boiled Trump’s scandals and the GOP’s regressive policies down into a one-word story: corruption.
  23. ‘Rigging’ Primaries Is Fine. Backing Bad Candidates Isn’t.It isn’t illegitimate for a party to put its weight behind the more “electable” candidate — but only if it can be trusted to know who that is.
  24. Could Nancy Pelosi Lose Her Leadership Position After the Midterms?If Democrats retake the House, Pelosi may need to keep Democratic defections at a minimum. If Democrats fall short, anything could happen.
  25. After Ryan’s Exit, Big-Money Donors Turn to War for Senate“McConnell has said, ‘The House is lost, we have to hold the Senate,’” says a Republican operative.
  26. The Most Unhinged Political Ad of 2018 Is Already HereFormer Michigan congressman Kerry Bentivolio is attempting a comeback, sporting a terrifying new ad.
  27. GOP Rushes Omnibus Spending Bill Through HouseAfter the near defeat of the rule for passage of the bill, the House whipped it through unread, though the Senate may not be able to do likewise.
  28. Congress to Vote on 2,232-Page Spending Bill Before Ink Is DryMore than halfway through fiscal year 2018, Congress still can’t fund the federal government in an orderly and timely manner.
  29. the national interest
    Nancy Pelosi Is Good at Her Job and She Should Keep It.Why are House Democrats again talking about getting rid of the most effective legislative leader they’ve had in forever?
  30. House Democratic Leaders Rally to Defend Their Illinois HereticDoes a Democratic “big tent” really require that deep blue districts continue to elect congressmen like the right-of-center Dan Lipinski?
  31. international women's day
    25 Famous Female Leaders on PowerPoliticians, CEOs, and writers on what it means to lead.
  32. In Defense of the ‘Dumbest Shutdown’The spending deal that Rand Paul held up for a few hours was pretty dumb, too.
  33. backwards and in heels
    Nancy Pelosi Defended Dreamers for 8 Hours in 4-Inch HeelsIn a record-setting speech on the House floor.
  34. Pelosi’s ‘DACA-buster’ Speech Likely a Record-Setter for the HousePelosi can’t stop a spending deal that excludes DACA. But she can talk about it.
  35. Senate Reaches a Budget Deal That Lets Everyone WinExcept for Dreamers and deficit hawks.
  36. Surprise! Congress May Sneak Debt-Limit Increase Into Its Stopgap Spending BillIt could take care of a big legislative headache — or blow up the delicate negotiations.
  37. Paul Ryan Deletes Tweet Connecting Woman’s Tiny Raise to Tax CutThis was probably for the best.
  38. The Best Reactions to Trump’s First State of the UnionNancy Pelosi is not impressed.
  39. power
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders Says America Would Be Better If Nancy Pelosi Smiled MoreThe Press Secretary was not pleased with the House Minority Leader’s sour expression during the State of the Union.
  40. state of the uniom
    Pelosi Says Focus of State of the Union Should Be on Trump’s ‘Slobbering’“If his nose isn’t running and he isn’t burping, he did a great speech.”
  41. Hillary Clinton’s ‘Faith Adviser’ Also Offered Bad AdviceBurns Strider may or may not be guilty of sexual misconduct. But it sounds like he was guilty of political malfeasance.
  42. Lawmakers Turned the Government Shutdown Into a Blame GameFeaturing a highly partisan White House voice-mail message.
  43. Get Ready for More Pelosi and San Francisco–Bashing by House GOP CandidatesTying her opponent to culture-war boogeymen helped Karen Handel turn out conservatives in Georgia. There will be copycats.
  44. reality tv judges
    Nancy Pelosi, a Surprise RuPaul’s Drag Race Fan, Will Serve As a Guest JudgeThe Democratic Minority Leader goes to the House of RuPaul.
  45. Just 13 Shopping Days Before a Possible Meltdown in D.C.!The GOP has passed a tax bill in both chambers and pushed a government-shutdown crisis back two weeks. But the week before Xmas could be treacherous.
  46. Nancy Pelosi Calls on John Conyers to Resign Over Sexual-Harassment AllegationsPelosi’s statement comes as the 88-year-old was reportedly hospitalized in Detroit.
  47. Republicans Trying to Engineer a Government Shutdown They Can Blame on DemocratsIn the latest maneuvering over spending, Republicans want Democrats to go to the mats on immigration policy and perhaps trigger a government shutdown.
  48. Teacher! Teacher! Don and Chuck and Nancy Are Fighting Again!Dangerously near the date when a stopgap spending agreement expires, Trump and congressional Democratic leaders are feuding and shifting blame.
  49. Trump Tweets Skepticism of Deal With Democrats to Keep Government OpenIn response, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi canceled a meeting with the president.
  50. Conyers Steps Down As Ranking Democrat on House Judiciary CommitteeHe is continuing to deny the allegations of sexual harassment that have been made against him.
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